Supplier Reports, Part 4 (CONT’D FROM PAGE 44)
Board Converting NEWS INTERNET DIRECTORY
ring stretch wrapper has become an asset to box plants around the country. It has the ability to accommodate vari- able load sizes and features multiple machine options to save money while meeting varying packaging challenges. With the ability to wrap up to 150 loads per hour, the Oc- topus Twin stretch wrapper features the classic ring-type method of wrapping, coupled with a unique dual film car- tridge design, offering maximum efficiency and reliability. “The machine’s ring design allows unlimited wrap pat- terns, because it can begin and end film cycles at any ver- tical point on the load. This versatility and flexibility alone reduces film usage by up to 25 percent and reduces film roll changes by 50 percent. The Octopus Twin stretch wrapper is not limited to traditional rotary wrap methods, either. It also uses the innovative “s” pre-stretch technique which improves pre-stretch levels and can better handle a variety of films and lower the overall cost of ownership. “These two leading-edge technologies are just a few of the unique unitizing solutions that Signode can de- ploy to your facility to optimize profitability by maximizing throughput and minimizing bottlenecks. From KD cartons to triplewall or point-of-purchase displays, specialty boxes, gaylord boxes and more, Signode’s corrugated box plant unitizing and bundling solutions offer unparalleled perfor- mance, simple maintenance and increased uptime to the corrugated industry. Visit www.signode.com . CompanyBox To Expand Capacity With Second HP PageWide Press Charlotte, North Carolina based CompanyBox has an- nounced the purchase of a second HP PageWide C500 Press, significantly expanding their capacity and nation- wide corrugated digital print solutions. The multi-mil- lion-dollar investment makes CompanyBox the first com- pany in the world to operate two HP C500 presses in the same facility. “Our partnership with HP dates over 10 years, and it’s been a very good relationship,” said Louis DeJesus, Com- panyBox founder and CEO. “With our purchase of a sec- ond PageWide C500 and the additional converting equip- ment, our capacity increases 500 percent. We now have over 160,000-square-feet of manufacturing space totally dedicated to digital packaging.” The HP C500 enables CompanyBox to digitally print corrugated orders of any size and quantity, with a finish equivalent to the litho-lamination process; both produce sharp text and barcodes, high-resolution and smooth tone transitions. Also, the C500 press also uses water-based, eco-friendly ink, allowing for the production of consum- er-packaged goods in the food and beauty industry. “Demand for packaging has been grown exponential- ly, especially with the constraints of COVID, which was
OHIO BLOW PIPE/ADVANCED AIRSYSTEMS www.obpairsystems.com For 85 years the Ohio Blow Pipe company and its whol- ly owned subsidiary, Advanced Airsystems, have provided the corrugated and folding carton industries with systems and products to process scrap. We engineer, fabricate, in- stall, service, provide system audits, and offer a wide range of scrap systems, dust collection systems and products to include cyclones, under roof AIR-SCREEN™ systems, pit belt systems, CLEANAIR dust collectors, Mist-Clone™ dust control systems for vacuum feeds, material handling fans, ductwork, switch valves, airveyors, balers, shredders and dust briquetters. OMP www.omp.com OMP helps companies facing complex planning challenges to excel, grow and thrive by offering the best digitized sup- ply chain planning solution on the market. Its Unison Plan- ning concept has a unique approach. It handles all supply chain planning challenges in a unified way, synchronizing all planning stages, horizons, functions and roles. Hundreds of customers run OMP’s cloud-based solution to generate more value by making informed decisions. OMP invests one out of every three dollars earned into innovation.
PAPER AND DUST PROS, INC. www.paperanddustpros.com
We custom design, install and service air conveyed scrap and dust collection systems. Our unique APS® is smaller, lighter, and more reliable than current cyclones. Contact us to learn how the APS® System can enhance your operation.
GF PUHL www.gfpuhl.com
GF PUHL designs, manufactures and installs air conveyed scrap & dust collection systems for the packaging and cor- rugated industries. With 37 years of experience, USA and International. We offer below or above roof systems featur- ing cyclones OR screen separators with real time pressure balancing for optimal dust control. High efficiency cyclones for sheet transfer exhaust systems eliminate water con- sumption and deliver dust directly to compactor or briquet- ter for low maintenance, long term sustainability and reli- ability. System audits, dust explosivity tests and dust hazard analysis (DHA’s) available. Re-manufactured balers, filters, blowers and shredders available at significant savings.
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